thryonomyid

adjective
thry·on·o·my·id | \thrī¦änə¦mīə̇d\

Definition of thryonomyid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Thryonomys or to the family Thryonomyidae

thryonomyid

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plural -s

Definition of thryonomyid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a thryonomyid rodent

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History and Etymology for thryonomyid

Adjective

New Latin Thryonomyidae, family of rodents, from Thryonomys, type genus + -idae

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